Defence

The world reacted with horror when it saw a 12-year-old boy shot dead by Israeli soldiers. But the footage, it transpires, told a lie

Standpoint’s source in the UK Ministry of Defence reveals a culture that is actively ‘anti-military’

‘Europeans see Israel as a reminder of the demons of their own past, but it has also been presented as the cause of terrorism’

The new transatlantic buzzword is actually a very old one — ancient Greek, in fact. Thumos is defined by Robert Kagan as “a spiritedness and ferocity in defence of clan, tribe, city, or state”.